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Old 10-18-2014, 02:52 PM
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wrong again, if iyou think it would look like crap then speak up. Good, bad, or indifferent I wanted opinions on how it would all look. Now we are stuck with a useless thread of arguing about capabilities and nothing else lol.
Fine, I don't like Rangers with flatbeds.
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Old 10-18-2014, 02:55 PM
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Fine, I don't like Rangers with flatbeds.
I assume you are not alone or every member would have one, and thank you for your opinion.
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Old 10-18-2014, 09:45 PM
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I say go for it, they look good when done right. There were a few members on here that had flatbed.


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Old 10-18-2014, 10:04 PM
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Flatbed? Good idea.
Gooseneck trailer? Bad idea

Just imo
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:16 AM
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:42 AM
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wrong again, if iyou think it would look like crap then speak up. Good, bad, or indifferent I wanted opinions on how it would all look. Now we are stuck with a useless thread of arguing about capabilities and nothing else lol.
Flatbed yes, gooseneck no.

Better?
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:55 AM
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Flatbed yes, gooseneck no. Better?
0P, I think this is the general consensus you're going to get
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:04 PM
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That's retarded dude, but at least do a 302 swap if you're gonna do it because the 3.0 ain't gonna cut it
I beg to differ. I pull that kind of weight with my 2.3 all the time and it's fine and has been fine. And yes I have an auto with lift and 31s too. I pull a 5x12 trailer with a lot of added steel, 2 full sized atvs, generator, 3-4 gas cans and added stuff in the bed and my truck is fine. His 3.0 will be fine with that side by side. The goose neck is a good idea. Not sure about the airbags on the trailer but I think it's a cool idea.

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There's nothing wrong with a gooseneck trailer on a ranger. He is building the trailer to fit the side by side. So it's not gonna be a big trailer. Pulling from a goose neck will distribute the weight better over the axle of the truck instead of hanging off the back.
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:25 PM
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Hey hey hey! I'm the one who's got the crazy off the wall ideas here. But your idea. I like it. Do it. Be different.
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:39 PM
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I beg to differ. I pull that kind of weight with my 2.3 all the time and it's fine and has been fine. And yes I have an auto with lift and 31s too. I pull a 5x12 trailer with a lot of added steel, 2 full sized atvs, generator, 3-4 gas cans and added stuff in the bed and my truck is fine. His 3.0 will be fine with that side by side. The goose neck is a good idea. Not sure about the airbags on the trailer but I think it's a cool idea. ---------- There's nothing wrong with a gooseneck trailer on a ranger. He is building the trailer to fit the side by side. So it's not gonna be a big trailer. Pulling from a goose neck will distribute the weight better over the axle of the truck instead of hanging off the back.
Yeah the airbags would be cool but alot of work and highly likely to be problematic so ive scrapped that portion of my plan.
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Old 10-19-2014, 06:42 PM
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Do this but put some super singles on the rear. If your a trucker you'll understand. But what a super single is, is a single tire that is the width of a dual tire set up. They are great for Long hauls but winter snow traction sucks ass. Cause so much surface area
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Old 10-19-2014, 07:17 PM
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Do this but put some super singles on the rear. If your a trucker you'll understand. But what a super single is, is a single tire that is the width of a dual tire set up. They are great for Long hauls but winter snow traction sucks ass. Cause so much surface area

That's ugly lol. But super singles are sweet!
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Old 10-19-2014, 07:21 PM
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That's ugly lol. But super singles are sweet!
it is in that build way. But you could build it and lift it a bit and put a flat bed with headache rack and make a pretty decent truck
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Old 10-19-2014, 08:17 PM
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it is in that build way. But you could build it and lift it a bit and put a flat bed with headache rack and make a pretty decent truck
A super single is nothing more than an extremely wide tire, they suck in the oilfield because of the amount of flats. I could go with a dually ranger lol.
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A super single is nothing more than an extremely wide tire, they suck in the oilfield because of the amount of flats. I could go with a dually ranger lol.
yes they do. They're more for long haul dry box trailer hauling. And do it. 2 axle dualy set up.
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